When you have completed Chapter 26, you should be able to
- fulfill all of the detailed objectives listed under each individual section.
- use the information provided by an amino acid analysis, an Edman degradation and a carboxypeptidase hydrolysis to determine the structure of an unknown polypeptide.
- outline the approach that you would use to synthesize a given peptide, providing appropriate mechanistic details if requested to do so.
- define, and use in context, the key terms introduced in this chapter.